Nelson Mandela in critical condition: Presidency


The condition of former President Nelson Mandela is critical, the South African Presidency said, two weeks after the anti-apartheid icon was admitted with a recurrent lung infection. President Jacob Zuma and ANC deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Mandela on Sunday evening, Mac Maharaj, Presidential spokesman, said in a statement. The condition of the 94-year-old Mandela, who was admitted to hospital on June 8, has worsened in the past 24 hours. “They were briefed by the medical team who informed them that the former president’s condition had become critical over the past 24 hours,”…

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U.S. singer Robin Thicke holds on to UK number one

LONDON (Reuters) – American R&B singer Robin Thicke has notched up a fourth week at the top of the British pop charts with his summer hit “Blurred Lines”, the compiler said on Sunday. The Official Charts Company said Thicke sold a further 133,000 copies of the single over the last […]